Manchu dynasty, was the last imperial dynasty of China
1839 - 1860
wars in the mid-19th century involving Anglo-Chinese disputes over British trade in China and China's sovereignty.
1850 - 1864
fought between the established Manchu-led Qing dynasty and the millenarian movement of the Heavenly Kingdom of Peace.
Empress Dowager Cixi
1861 - 1908
Controlled the Chinese government during the late Qing Dynasty
chain of events that restored practical imperial rule to Japan in 1868 under Emperor Meiji.
1899 - 1901
violent anti-foreign and anti-Christian uprising that took place in China
1904 - 1905
fought between the Russian Empire and the Empire of Japan over rival imperial ambitions in Manchuria and Korea.
1857 - 1858
rebellion in India against the rule of the British East India Company
1839 - 1876
series of reforms promulgated in the Ottoman Empire
Established due to the autocratic rule of Sultan Abdul-Hamid (Abdulhamit) II
Battle of Omdurman
British General Sir Herbert Kitchener defeated the army of Abdullah al-Taashi
1910 - 1920
major armed struggle that radically transformed Mexican culture and government.
Approx. 1940 - Approx. 1952
Leader of Egyptian modernization in the early nineteenth century
1736 - 1819
improved on Thomas Newcomen's 1712 Newcomen steam engine with his Watt steam engine in 1781
Olympe de Gouges
1748 - 1793
rench playwright and political activist whose feminist and abolitionist writings reached a large audience. She
1758 - 1794
one of the best-known and most influential figures associated with the French Revolution and the Reign of Terror
1769 - 1821
French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars.
Prince Klemens von metternich
1773 - 1859
Austrian Empire's Foreign Minister
Louis XVI Reign
1774 CE - 1789 CE
executed at the guillotine during the French revolution.
Reign of Napolean
Approx. 1799 - Approx. 1815
Ruled during France's radical revolution... Napoleonic Code
French Revolution: Trafalgar
naval engagement fought by the British Royal Navy against the combined fleets of the French and Spanish Navies, during the War of the Third Coalition (August–December 1805) of the Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815).
1809 - 1882
Russian Invasion, Waterloo
France invades Russia and looses about 80% of army
Age of Matternich
System of dispute resolution adopted by the major conservative powers of Europe to maintain their power, oppose revolutionary movements, weaken the forces of nationalism, and uphold the balance of power.
Otto von Bismarck
1815 - 1898
Prussian statesman who dominated German and European affairs from the 1860s until 1890.
1837 - 1876
Queen of the Unite kingdom of Britain and Ireland also the Empress of India
Marx's "Communist Manifesto"
political pamphlet by German philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
1853 - 1856
Russian Empire lost to an alliance of France, Britain, the Ottoman Empire, and Sardinia
steel-making process, increased steel production and made it cheaper
1859 - 1935
French Jewish artillery officer whose trial and conviction in 1894 on charges of treason became one of the most tense political dramas in modern French history with a wide echo in all Europe.
1860 - 1904
Austro-Hungarian journalist, playwright, political activist, and writer who was one of the fathers of modern political Zionism.
Domination of Canada
describe the status of Canada in the British Empire
Unification of Germany and Italy
Both were transformed into independent states
1884 - 1885
regulated European colonization and trade in Africa during the New Imperialism period
Suez Canal Crisis
1859 - 1869
connects the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea through the Isthmus of Suez
1880 - 1881
between Great Britain and the South African Republic.
1743 - 1803
leader of the Haitian Revolution
Seven Years War
1756 - 1763
Conflict between Great Britain and France in the in the Americas
1775 - 1783
Thirteen Colonies vs Britain
1783 - 1830
played a leading role in the establishment of Venezuela
1789 - 1797
American politician and soldier who served as the first President of the United States
1791 - 1804
Only successful slave revolution
a machine for separating cotton from its seeds.
acquisition of the Louisiana territory by the United States from France
1809 - 1865
served as the 16th President of the United States
Latin American Revolutions
1810 - 1825
resulted in the creation of a number of independent countries in Latin America.
Jose de San Martin
Approx. 1812 - Approx. 1821
lead the revolutions against Spanish rule in Argentina
Congress of Vienna
1814 - 1815
objective of the Congress was to provide a long-term peace plan for Europe by settling critical issues arising from the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
1815 - 1903
American suffragist, social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement.
1815 - 1891
first Prime Minister of Canada.
Mexican Revolution 1823
republican leaders Santa Anna and Guadalupe Victoria deposed Iturbide and set up a republic, with Guadalupe Victoria as its first president.
U.S. policy toward the Western Hemisphere.
God given right for United States to expand from the Atlantic to the Pacific
1854 - 1876
liberal political and social revolution in Mexico
1858 - 1864
served as the president of Mexico for five terms
1863 - 1947
American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production
1878 - 1923
Mexican Revolutionary general and one of the most prominent figures of the Mexican Revolution
Survival of the fittest
Spanish American War
conflict fought between Spain and the United States in 1898.
Open Door Policy
U.S. policy of promoting equal opportunity for international trade and commerce in China, and respect for China’s administrative and territorial integrity.
"White Man's Burden"
poem about the Philippine–American War, which invites the U.S. to assume colonial control of that country
connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean
1760 - 1840
Began in England and diffused to other places such as France, Germany, and the United States